Rio is one of the most visited destinations for holidaymakers in world. This city offers various sightseeing, many restaurants containing cuisines of different parts of world and a bouncing nightlife. Shortly called Rio, this city is famous for its breathtaking landscape, beach culture and its annual carnival.
Popularly known as “The Marvelous City” it offers a lot to do, see and explore to its visitors. Rio is mainly famous for its natural settings, its carnival celebrations, samba and other music, and hotel-lined tourist beaches, such as Copacabana and Ipanema.
Sports and activities are very popular. With its world famous beaches, splendid bay and wonderful climate, Rio has achieved a reputation as a great tourist destination.
The city is mainly famous for its beaches and some of the popular beaches are Ramos, Flamengo, Botafogo, Copacabana, Arpoador, Vermelha, etc. Beaches and carnival in Rio forms the major tourist attractions. Enjoy surfing and swimming on its sandy and sun drenched beaches. It also contains some spectacular geographic features which include Sugar Loaf Mountains, Corcovado Peak and hills of Tijuca. A ride to Sugar Loaf Mountains through cable car is quite popular among tourists.
Rio will host the 2014 FIFA World Cup and 2016 Summer Olympics and Paralympics. Christ the Redeemer is a well-known site in the city and forms a major landmark. The museums in the city have beautiful collections that help to relate Brazil’s 500 year history.